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Latitude: 53.4115 / 53°24'41"N
Longitude: -1.421 / 1°25'15"W
OS Eastings: 438585
OS Northings: 390675
OS Grid: SK385906
Mapcode National: GBR 9T6.YW
Mapcode Global: WHDDJ.4JL1
Plus Code: 9C5WCH6H+HJ
Entry Name: Brightside Nursery, Infant School Main Block
Listing Date: 12 December 1995
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1246494
English Heritage Legacy ID: 455282
Location: Shiregreen and Brightside, Sheffield, S9
Electoral Ward/Division: Shiregreen and Brightside
Built-Up Area: Sheffield
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Brightside with Wincobank
Church of England Diocese: Sheffield
SK39SE JENKIN ROAD
784-1/2/449 (South West side)
Brightside Nursery, Infant School
Primary school. 1880, with mid C20 alterations. By ER Robson.
For the Sheffield School Board. Coursed squared stone with
ashlar dressings and steep pitched gabled and hipped slate
roofs, the main roof topped with a swept-sided stone bell
turret with single round-arched opening. 2 ridge and single
side wall stacks. E-plan.
EXTERIOR: first floor band, coped main gables. 2 storeys; 5 x
4 windows. East front, to school yard, has 3 through-eaves
dormers with a segment-arched double sash with keystone and
traceried central light to fanlight. Between each pair of
dormers, a flat-headed double sash. Below, 5 segment-arched
double sashes with transoms and tripartite fanlights. Each
gable is topped with a pedestal and segmental pediment, and
has a large round-arched window in a recess, flanked by single
smaller segment-arched windows in the same style. Below, a
round-arched central window with keystone, flanked by smaller
flat-headed windows. Rear gables have identical features.
Each return has a gabled through-eaves dormer with
segment-arched double sash and keystone, and below, a similar
Hipped central rear projection has 2 large 3-light cross
casements and below, 2 double sashes with wooden mullions.
Below these, single storey full width mid C20 brick addition
with coped parapet. Beyond, on either side, a single window on
INTERIOR not inspected.
Almost all the early schools built by the Sheffield School
Board were designed by local architects. ER Robson, architect
to the London School Board, was employed to design the Central
Schools and School Board Offices (qv), as well as 2 board
schools, of which this is one. The other is at Heeley Bank
(qv), and dates from 1880.
(Researches by G Hague, Sheffield City Council).
Listing NGR: SK3858590675
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